Chris Jens Christensen proposed to Brenda Delone Negus on Dec. 23, 2003. The couple will tie the knot Sept. 9, 2008, on the beach in Seaside.
Brenda is the daughter of Dee and Delores Steed of Preston, Idaho. She graduated from Jackson Hole (Wyo.) High School in 1985. She is employed as an educational assistant with the Pendleton School District.
Chris is the son of Phyllis Mayberry and James Christensen, both of Pendleton. He graduated from Pendleton High School in 1986. He works as a carpenter for Housecraft Building and Renovation in Pendleton.